The Emergence of Pre-Cinema 2016: Print Culture and the Optical Toy of the Literary Imagination

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The book investigates the dispersed emergence of the new visual regime associated with nineteenth-century pre-cinematic spectacles in the literary imagination of the previous centuries. Its comparative angle ranges from the Medieval and Baroque period to the visual and stylistic experimentations of the Romantic age, in the prose of Anne Radcliffe, the experiments of Friedrich Schlegel, and in Wordsworth's Prelude. The book examines the cultural traces of the transformation of perception and representation in art, ...

The Emergence of Pre-Cinema 2016: Print Culture and the Optical Toy of the Literary Imagination 2016, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9781137597700

2016 edition

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